Maureen P. Maiocco, Ed.D.

School of Business & Liberal Arts

Early Childhood A.S. Degree Program Coordinator

Office: Cook Hall 134
Phone: 315-386-7604
Fax: 315-386-7933


Educational Background

  • Ed.D.Child & Youth Studies, Nova Southeastern University, FL
    Specializations: Curriculum Development & Systemic Change
    Dissertation: Improving Teaching Practices in the Field of Early Care & Education Through an In-Service Training Program (2004). NSU
  • M.S. Teacher Leadership, Wheelock College, Boston, MA
  • B.A. Education, Curry College, Milton, MA

Professional Information

  • Member: American Associate Degree Early Childhood Educators (ACCESS)
  • Member: National Assoc. for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
  • Member: NYS Association for the Education of Young Children (NYSAEYC)
  • NY Works for Children, ASPIRE Registered Trainer, # 35446
  • Presenter, Young Women’s Leadership Conference, Associated Colleges, NY
  • Higher Education Resources Services (HERS) Participant
  • Middle States Commission of Higher Education, Accreditation Team Evaluator
  • Host, Annual Fall Early Childhood Conference, SUNY Canton
  • Co-Advisor, Early Childhood Student Club, SUNY Canton
  • Member:  Read Aloud Campaign
  • 1988-2004 Small Business Owner and Director, The Rainbow Preschool, MA
  • Pre-K-3 Teacher Certified, MA Dept. of Education [former]
  • Lead Teacher/Director II Certified, MA Office of Child Care [former]

Professional Recognition

  • Recipient of the 2017 Stellar Advisor Award
  • Recipient of the 2014 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Recipient of the 2011 Distinguished Faculty Award, SUNY Canton
  • Recipient of 19 Golden Apples for Teaching Excellence, SUNY Canton
  • Invited Guest Lecturer. Xi'an University, Xi'an China, January 2010

Courses I Teach:


  • ECHD 101 Introduction to Early Childhood (on-campus and online)
  • ECHD 125 Curriculum Development


  • ECHD 101 Introduction to Early Childhood (online)
  • ECHD 121 Wellness in Young Children
  •   Planning Programs for Young Children
  •   Issues & Policies in Early Care & Education

Additional Courses Taught:

  • Principles of Education, SUNY Canton
  • Administration & Supervision of ECE Programs, Massasoit CC & Dean College, MA
  • Child Development, MCC

"It is the little children I teach that continue to inspire me, fuel my passion and assist me in facing the big challenges; with determination, courage, and above all, hope."

~ Maureen P. Maiocco